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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A prominent British politician has accused Her Majesty’s overseas territories of undermining the security services by helping North Korea dodge U.S. sanctions. Margaret Hodge, a former chair of parliament’s public accounts committee, said it was “bonkers” that companies in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Anguilla

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SEOUL — Charles Flaherty doesn’t remember thinking that he was about to give his bones — and therefore his life — to his younger brother, but that’s the story they tell him. At seven, Flaherty would donate the bone marrow that his younger brother William, then three, needed to fight hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, a life-threatening

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands made USA Today’s list of the “Best Beaches in the Caribbean, 2018 Edition.” The article in their Travel Section features St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. It also highlights Puerto Rico, Anguilla and Sint Maarten. “After months of post-hurricane cleanup, most of the

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PORT OF SPAIN — The U.S. Southern Command, which oversees U.S. military operations in the Caribbean, aided and advised state security forces in Trinidad on Thursday to apprehend four extremists who sought to carry out an imminent terrorist attack during Carnival. The rumored attack represented a broadening of the threat from the Islamic State

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — One thousand and seventy four households have benefited from the financial assistance program led by the BVI Red Cross and Caritas Antilles with the support of the Government of the British Virgin Islands. The program received financial support of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency International

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SEOUL — Virgin Islands skeleton slider Kathryn Tannenbaum will miss the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics as the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday turned down her attempt to compete via a quota spot. The CAS said it acknowledged that the slider met the general qualifying crieria but added all

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CHRISTIANSTED — In coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard and local officials, Limetree Bay Terminals said it had resumed commercial operations about two weeks after the passing of Hurricane Maria. Truck rack loading operations serving local and area fuel suppliers resumed within 24 hours of the hurricane, and vessels commenced shore tank

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WINDSOR — Canadian couple Eddie Zytner and Katie Stephens can’t help but regret a recent trip to the Caribbean — but so would anybody who came home with parasites burrowing into their feet. “I have dozens of worms in my feet, and so does Katie,” said Zytner, 25, on Friday.

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WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund (IMF), says economic prospects for the region are generally improving and modest growth is expected in 2018 and 2019. The IMF, in its Regional Economic Outlook Update for Latin America and the Caribbean, released on Thursday, said the positive outlook is supported by growth

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MIAMI — After achieving its ambitious three-year goals to double earnings and record a double-digit return on invested capital, Royal Caribbean Cruises told employees today that they will receive five percent bonuses. Employees will receive equity awards equal to five percent of their 2017 salaries in what it called the

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